Time Difference 

Grenada is five hours behind the UK GMT and does not observe daylight saving time, so the clocks do not change seasonally.


The Eastern Caribbean dollar (XCD) is the currency in Grenada. ATM machines are available at most banks and major credit cards are accepted at most hotels, car rental companies and shops. Many establishments will accept payment in US dollars. Banking hours are generally Monday to Friday from 8am to 2pm.


Standard voltage is 220-240 and British three-prong plugs (Type G) are used.

Shops and Amenities 

As a general rule, merchants open from 8am until 4pm, Monday to Friday, and on Saturdays from 8am until 1pm. Supermarkets are usually open from 9am until 7pm, Monday to Saturday. Souvenir shops usually open on Sundays and bank holidays.


The Grenada Informer and The New Today are two of the leading newspapers in Grenada.


Post to and from the UK will take approximately 2-4two to four days for express shipment, and 5-8five to eight days for economy.


To call the United Kingdom from Grenada, dial: 011 - 44 - area code – and a landline number or 011 - 44 – plus a mobile number. To make a call from the UK to Grenada, dial: 00 - 1 – 473 – and a landline number or 00 - 1 – plus a mobile number.

Internet and Mobile Coverage 

Grenada has two mobile operators offering prepaid services: Digicel Grenada and Flow Grenada. There are also internet cafes available.

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